[Letter from Maud Fentress, October 10,1863]

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Letter Maud Fentress wrote to her family regarding the problems she experienced when trying to send letters. She discusses the cotton crop and what her expenses are. The difficulties in acquiring a horse are given. She discusses the risk of capture, pillaging, and warns not to wear uniforms if going on furlough. She gives updates on family and friends. She expresses her anxiety over the freed slaves. She also gives her opinion on books she has read.

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Fentress, Maud C. October 10, 1863.

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Letter Maud Fentress wrote to her family regarding the problems she experienced when trying to send letters. She discusses the cotton crop and what her expenses are. The difficulties in acquiring a horse are given. She discusses the risk of capture, pillaging, and warns not to wear uniforms if going on furlough. She gives updates on family and friends. She expresses her anxiety over the freed slaves. She also gives her opinion on books she has read.

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[12]p. ; h 24 x 38 w in cm.

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[Transcript of Letter from Maud C. Fentress to her family, October 10,1863]

Transcript of a letter Maud Fentress wrote to her family regarding the problems she experienced when trying to send letters. She discusses the cotton crop and what her expenses are. The difficulties in acquiring a horse are given. She discusses the risk of capture, pillaging, and warns not to wear uniforms if going on furlough. She gives updates on family and friends. She expresses her anxiety over the freed slaves. She also gives her opinion on books she has read.

[Transcript of Letter from Maud Fentress to her family, October 10,1863], DWF_oversized_94-038, ark:/67531/metapth182730

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  • October 10, 1863

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Fentress, Maud C. [Letter from Maud Fentress, October 10,1863], letter, October 10, 1863; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth160327/: accessed September 22, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.